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Is AI Overhyped? Getting Real about the True Power of Technology

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For the last few years we’ve done nothing but talk about the power of AI and how it’s going to transform every industry in some way. Granted we are already seeing changes in our lives both in the workplace and at home, with Alexa managing our playlists and Nest monitoring our backyard security detail. But is AI overhyped? Sure, it’s …

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Feeling the Burnout? Protecting Yourself and Your Employees from Work Fatigue

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It’s an ironic story: the very same technology that is allowing employees to work with greater flexibility outside the office is also making them slaves to their jobs. It would not be an exaggeration to say employees feeling the burnout is now an epidemic. The physical and psychological effects of burnout cost companies $125 billion to $190 billion in healthcare …

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Betting on e-Commerce and Social Media: Will the Snapchat and Amazon Partnership Pay Off?

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If you haven’t already spent enough money by clicking Facebook and Instagram ads specifically tailored to your individual shopping habits, watch out. This week, Snapchat and Amazon announced a partnership that brings augmented reality (AR) to the forefront of the social media shopping experience. Oh, and it makes it even easier to spend money in the process. As part of …

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Alibaba vs. Amazon: The Battle of Disruptive Innovation Beyond Traditional E-Commerce

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If one thing is for certain, it’s that there is a dominant figure in the e-commerce world. I bet your mind instantly went to Amazon—and for good reason. They have 300 million active users, bring in billions of online revenue each year, and hold 49.1 percent of the US e-commerce market share. They are the literal definition of a tech …

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Want Digital Transformation? Encourage Continuous Learning for All Employees

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Recently, we’ve seen upskilling and retraining programs emerge in workforces across the globe. Companies are taking the time to help their employees learn new skills for new positions as new technology emerges. This is great, don’t get me wrong, but I think we need to focus more on continuous learning for all employees. This definitely would work in conjunction with …

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Redefining CIOs in the Digital Era

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Perhaps no one is having a greater identity crisis in digital transformation than the CIO. Back in the day, IT was IT. It meant keeping machines running. Keeping systems safe. Staying in the back-office and showing up in the Board room only when rarely needed. But we’re redefining CIOs in the digital era in big and exciting ways. In fact, …

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Balancing Customer Experience And Tech: Do You Have Too Much Technology In Your Workplace?

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Is it possible to have too much technology in your workplace? Experts say yes. Though it’s easy to be mesmerized by the next big digital opportunity in today’s market, chances are good many of us are adopting far more tech than we need—and wasting a lot of time and resources in the process. Today, the most agile businesses are working …

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5 Reasons DevOps and Security Need to Work Together

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There is nothing like speeding up your business processes and development cycles is there? DevOps has revolutionized the way businesses meet the constantly evolving needs of their customers, without sacrificing productivity. Even as good as it sounds, it can still come at a price if DevOps and security are not working together. With the speed at which new iterations are …

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Digital Transformation Trends: How Digitally Transformed CMOs are Impacted

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Last month, I shared an article about the digital transformation trends to look forward to in 2019. But those trends won’t happen in a vacuum. They’ll impact everyone working in today’s digital landscape, including the digitally transformed CMO. It’s safe to say that when may of todays marketing executives finished college in the 80s and 90s, they could not have …